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PM Trudeau says Canada won't stop calling out China for 'coercive diplomacy'

PM Trudeau says Canada won't stop calling out China for 'coercive diplomacy'

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government will not stop standing up for human rights in China — or calling out Beijing for its coercive approach to diplomacy.
Restaurants near virus hot spots weigh safety-vs-profit with locals-only dining

Restaurants near virus hot spots weigh safety-vs-profit with locals-only dining

Some southern Ontario restaurants are making the tough financial choice to bar out-of-town customers from indoor dining as COVID-19 cases surge in nearby hot spots. Ramshackle Industries, which owns four restaurants and bars in Stratford, Ont.
Policing must be adequate to keep 'everyone' safe in Indigenous lobster dispute: PM

Policing must be adequate to keep 'everyone' safe in Indigenous lobster dispute: PM

HALIFAX — Justin Trudeau called Friday for federal agencies to ensure those involved in an Indigenous-led lobster fishery are safe, a day after a Mi'kmaq chief accused him of offering words rather than action.
Supreme Court of Canada sides with women in RCMP pension dispute over job-sharing

Supreme Court of Canada sides with women in RCMP pension dispute over job-sharing

OTTAWA — Women who enrolled in the RCMP's job-sharing program while raising young children were unfairly denied the chance to bolster their pensions, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled.
Lawsuit filed in case of man who killed himself after release from Regina hospital

Lawsuit filed in case of man who killed himself after release from Regina hospital

REGINA — The family of a young man who took his own life after going to a hospital twice in one day during a mental-health crisis is suing the Saskatchewan Health Authority and the provincial government.
Beached bowhead whales in western Nunavut might point to killer whale attacks

Beached bowhead whales in western Nunavut might point to killer whale attacks

Rene Kukkuvak was out polar-bear hunting with his family on Thanksgiving weekend when he came across something he had never seen before.
'First guys out:' western Canadian air tanker fleet busy despite drop in wildfires

'First guys out:' western Canadian air tanker fleet busy despite drop in wildfires

RED DEER, Alta. — A family-run company providing air-tanker support to control menacing wildfires in British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba and Yukon is a little less busy these days, but it has nothing to do with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Belarus's exiled opposition leader holds Canada in her heart, Champagne says

Belarus's exiled opposition leader holds Canada in her heart, Champagne says

OTTAWA — The exiled opposition leader of Belarus holds Canada in her heart for its support of her embattled country's pro-democracy movement, Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne said Friday after meeting her.
N.S., B.C. police watchdogs to probe officers' destruction of evidence in Assoun case

N.S., B.C. police watchdogs to probe officers' destruction of evidence in Assoun case

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's police watchdog agency is asking its British Columbia equivalent to assist in probing whether officers broke the law when evidence was destroyed in the case of a wrongfully convicted man.
'A tragedy for Quebec': Pierre Laporte's death remembered 50 years later

'A tragedy for Quebec': Pierre Laporte's death remembered 50 years later

MONTREAL — At age 91, Marc Lalonde still remembers the shock he felt on Oct. 17, 1970 when Pierre Laporte's body was discovered in the trunk of a car at an airport south of Montreal, a week after he had been kidnapped by a cell of the FLQ.